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Mrs. Allard's STEAM Lab from San Diego CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Jack Up Our Cricut!

Help me give my students the tools and accessories they need to start using our Cricut Maker for STEAM projects.

  • $577 goal

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My Students

My school is set in a suburban community, within a large metropolitan city. Even though it is in a large metropolitan area, it feels like a small community and sheltered; an "island in the hills." Within those hills, we have a variety of ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are also near a large military housing area, so many of our students are grappling with parents being deployed.

The students at my school are exuberant and creative, and I am constantly challenged to explore new opportunities for them to test the waters in STEM/STEAM careers, and tailor it for transitional kindergarten through grade five!

Our STEAM Lab and Makerspace has gone through many changes over the years, and we are keeping in step with new thinking and methodology by focusing on the three-dimensional design of the Next Generation Science Standards. We also make a concerted effort to incorporate multiple exposures to engineering, art, and technology, and make it relevant to their world and interests. The curriculum is student-driven, and ever-morphing to meet their needs.

As the TK-5th STEAM Lab teacher, I feel I have the best job ever!

My Project

We have a new Cricut Maker in our classroom and my students are very excited about using it to enhance our STEM/STEAM learning.

I would like to help my students bring their creative visions to life!

In order to do that, we need to have additional supplies and accessories to make this new tool meaningful for all of the classes and students that I see throughout the week. We have only just begun to envision the possibilities, and I would like to incorporate areas of math, science, and engineering to their creative endeavors and artistic expression.

We look forward to exploring this new tool in our Makerspace.

Mrs. Allard's STEAM Lab
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 435 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut EasyPress 2, 12x10 Inches • Amazon Business $186.99 1 $186.99
Cricut Bright Pad - Rose • Amazon Business $59.97 1 $59.97
Cricut Vinyl, Ultimate Pen Set, Weeder Tool and Getting Started Guide Bundle • Amazon Business $48.39 1 $48.39
Cricut StandardGrip Cutting 12x24 3 Pack • Amazon Business $33.98 1 $33.98
KGMcare Carrying Bag Compatible with Cricut Explore Air and Maker, Waterproof Tote Bag Compatible with Cricut Explore Air and Supplies- (Pink) • Amazon Business $33.79 1 $33.79
Kassa Permanent Vinyl Sheets (Pack of 60, 12” x 12”) - Includes Bonus Squeegee - Bundle of Assorted Colors (Matte & Glossy Craft Paper) - Self Adhesive Outdoor Vinyl for Cricut & Silhouette Cameo • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Cricut Variety Mat, 12"x12", 3 Mats (2003546) • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95

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